14 days ago - req27450

Software Product Test Architect

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




ASML is an innovation leader in the semiconductor industry. We provide microchip makers with everything they need – hardware, software and services – to mass produce patterns on silicon through lithography.

If you thrive in a complex high-tech environment, and if you are a strategic person who enjoys giving direction and leading by example and hands-on, then this is an exciting opportunity for you. You will interact with Architects, Engineers and Managers from various groups to develop and implement a software test strategy for ASML’s lithography machines.

Job Mission

Develop a strategy and implement a framework for improving the test capability of ASML software deliveries prior to integration into the overall software release and plan. You will lead the implementation of this strategy in the software.

Job Description

  • You define and promote a practical, pragmatic test roadmap and you lead its execution;
  • Identify product risks at all phases of development and define mitigation actions;
  • Define, document and roll out guidelines for system level testing;
  • Define release alpha test plan, guard the software quality and advice the product team during release Go/No-Go meetings;
  • Work with software module (sub-system) owners to improve their test coverage and robustness.


You have a Masters degree or higher in Software Engineering or Computer Science.


  • At least 8 years of experience in architecture and development/engineering of software for complex high-tech systems;
  • Experience in developing and implementing test strategies for large and complex software systems (with focus on product, not process).

Personal skills

  • You take initiative and show leadership;
  • You are a go-getter, who makes the change;
  • You are analytical, pragmatic and result driven, with a hands-on mentality;
  • You are open-minded and have strong communication skills;
  • You have experience with dealing with resistance and influencing without power.

Context of the position

The Software Product Test Architect reports to the Manager of the Software Product Architecture group.

Within ASML the sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the specification, design and implementation of the ASML products.
The software departments in D&E plan, develop, design, test and integrate complete software packages which drives a generation of ASML products. Focus is on movement control on nanometer level, system control, imaging and overlay performance, user interfacing and customer recipe definition and execution.

Other information

This position may require access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. §730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.